About the Author

Margaret Roller has been a research professional for the past 40 years.  Her expertise in design, execution, analysis, and reporting offers clients New 9659-Close upwell-thought-out, customized research studies.  Margaret’s consulting firm works one-on-one with Fortune 200 companies, non-profit, and government organizations to provide program development and evaluation, satisfaction, attitude and behavior, usability, new product/service, and communication research among consumers, business target groups, behavioral and social scientists, not-for-profit stakeholders, and corporate employees.

Margaret also provides customized, on-site qualitative research workshops and focus group training.  For these workshops and training, Margaret partners with the client to develop a dedicated course for employees and staff that addresses the specific goals of the organization.

Margaret holds a MA degree in psychology and, prior to forming her consulting firm in 1981, she held corporate-side positions as research manager for AT&T, the Los Angeles Times, and Prentice Hall publishing.

Margaret has published many articles and lectured on various issues facing the research industry.  Many of her articles and papers can be downloaded by clicking here.  Margaret is also the lead author of a graduate-level book — Applied Qualitative Research Design: A Total Quality Framework Approach — published in 2015 from Guilford Press.

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